Public Health

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Two children drinking water outdoors.
The legislation would require the federal government to test for health effects of PFAS.
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
A detail of the cover image for Toxic Hangover, a new report by Center for Biological Diversity.
From 2017-2018, the agency approved 69 new pesticide products containing an...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
bottles of Roundup
The chemical company is asking a federal appeals court to reverse its ruling in...


Called "horrifying, infuriating, compelling and hopeful," a new documentary Toxic Hot Seat explores the chemical flame retardants - equally likely to cause cancer and not to work - that are everywhere in our lives and houses, and the massive lobbying efforts of chemical manufacturers and Big Tobacco that put them there. With a new Give Toxics the Boot! campaign. "The average American baby is born with 10 fingers, 10 toes and the highest recorded levels of flame retardants among infants in the...